Hilary Mantel


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in Glossop, Derbyshire, England, The United Kingdom
July 06, 1952

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Hilary Mantel is the bestselling author of many novels including Wolf Hall, which won the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. Bring Up the Bodies, Book Two of the Thomas Cromwell Trilogy, was also awarded the Man Booker Prize and the Costa Book Award. She is also the author of A Change of Climate, A Place of Greater Safety, Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, An Experiment in Love, The Giant, O'Brien, Fludd, Beyond Black, Every Day Is Mother's Day, and Vacant Possession. She has also written a memoir, Giving Up the Ghost. Mantel was the winner of the Hawthornden Prize, and her reviews and essays have appeared in The New York Times,The New York Review of Books, and the London Review of Books. She live ...more

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In Performance: Ben Miles and Nathaniel Parker of 'Wolf Hall'
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The Tony Award-nominated actors perform a scene from the two-part Broadway drama about Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII. Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.93 · 228,744 ratings · 25,286 reviews · 70 distinct worksSimilar authors
Wolf Hall

3.86 avg rating — 131,351 ratings — published 2009 — 125 editions
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Bring Up the Bodies

4.27 avg rating — 56,284 ratings — published 2012 — 97 editions
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A Place of Greater Safety

3.95 avg rating — 6,190 ratings — published 1992 — 28 editions
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The Assassination of Margar...

3.45 avg rating — 7,365 ratings — published 2014 — 52 editions
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Beyond Black

3.39 avg rating — 5,789 ratings — published 2005 — 28 editions
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Wolf Hall / Bring Up the Bo...

4.29 avg rating — 3,784 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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Fludd

3.51 avg rating — 3,680 ratings — published 1989 — 19 editions
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Giving Up the Ghost

3.88 avg rating — 1,750 ratings — published 2003 — 26 editions
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A Change Of Climate

3.81 avg rating — 1,538 ratings — published 1994 — 21 editions
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Eight Months on Ghazzah Street

3.66 avg rating — 1,750 ratings — published 1988 — 22 editions
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April 2012, Hilary Mantel
"Her Favorite Books About the Tudors: Experience Henry VIII's court in the Wolf Hall follow-up, Bring Up the Bodies, and try these works that chronicle the 16th century." ...More

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“It is the absence of facts that frightens people: the gap you open, into which they pour their fears, fantasies, desires.”
Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall

“Some of these things are true and some of them lies. But they are all good stories.”
Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall

“You're only young once, they say, but doesn't it go on for a long time? More years than you can bear.”
Hilary Mantel, An Experiment in Love

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